Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 236 232
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 68 54 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.71% 4.80% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 32
Manchester median annual salary £49,000 £37,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.67% +57.89% -4.04%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,375 £19,250
90th Percentile £74,125 £58,500 £33,375
North West median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +14.67% +36.36% -19.12%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,013 1,126 1,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.61% 15.14% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 870 956 824
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +7 21 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Stockport +5 10 £22,000 -38.46% 3
Oldham - 1 £40,000 -
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 46 (67.65%) LAN
2 44 (64.71%) VoIP
3 39 (57.35%) Cisco
3 39 (57.35%) Firewall
4 38 (55.88%) VPN
5 36 (52.94%) WAN
6 34 (50.00%) BGP
7 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
8 32 (47.06%) PCI DSS
9 31 (45.59%) OSPF
10 30 (44.12%) Juniper
11 26 (38.24%) MPLS
12 23 (33.82%) Ethernet
12 23 (33.82%) VLAN
13 22 (32.35%) Office 365
14 20 (29.41%) IPv6
15 19 (27.94%) Windows
15 19 (27.94%) SCCM
16 18 (26.47%) Network Management
16 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
16 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (26.47%) Telecoms
17 17 (25.00%) TACACS
17 17 (25.00%) VRRP
17 17 (25.00%) CCNP
17 17 (25.00%) Nagios
17 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
17 17 (25.00%) Ericsson
17 17 (25.00%) PHP
17 17 (25.00%) SNMP

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.24%) SAS
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.47%) Drupal
7 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Office 365
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 46 (67.65%) LAN
2 44 (64.71%) VoIP
3 39 (57.35%) Firewall
4 38 (55.88%) VPN
5 36 (52.94%) WAN
6 34 (50.00%) BGP
7 31 (45.59%) OSPF
8 26 (38.24%) MPLS
9 23 (33.82%) Ethernet
9 23 (33.82%) VLAN
10 20 (29.41%) IPv6
11 17 (25.00%) Broadband
11 17 (25.00%) DNS
11 17 (25.00%) HSRP
11 17 (25.00%) MRTG
11 17 (25.00%) SNMP
11 17 (25.00%) TACACS
11 17 (25.00%) VRRP
12 14 (20.59%) Network Security
13 11 (16.18%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 18 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Network Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Network Security Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Security Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Designer
4 8 (11.76%) Network Designer
4 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Head of Infrastructure
6 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) Developer
6 6 (8.82%) IT Support
7 5 (7.35%) C Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Embedded Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Lead Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.59%) Driving Licence
3 9 (13.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.35%) CAN bus
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) BYOD
5 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Network Management
2 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (20.59%) Incident Management
4 11 (16.18%) Information Security
5 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 10 (14.71%) Service Management
5 10 (14.71%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.24%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (11.76%) Change Management
7 8 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (8.82%) Network Design
8 6 (8.82%) Network Planning
9 5 (7.35%) People Management
9 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Telematics
10 3 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) PHP
2 16 (23.53%) Perl
2 16 (23.53%) Python
2 16 (23.53%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) ANSI C
3 5 (7.35%) C
3 5 (7.35%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Go
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (16.18%) Degree
4 10 (14.71%) JNCIP
4 10 (14.71%) MCP
5 9 (13.24%) CCNA
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.94%) MCITP
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCDA
7 1 (1.47%) CCENT
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (47.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
2 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) SCCM
2 17 (25.00%) Cacti
2 17 (25.00%) Nagios
2 17 (25.00%) OpenNMS
2 17 (25.00%) Puppet
2 17 (25.00%) RANCID
3 8 (11.76%) SCOM
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.47%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Cisco
2 30 (44.12%) Juniper
3 17 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 17 (25.00%) Huawei
4 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.12%) VMware
6 12 (17.65%) Citrix
7 9 (13.24%) Google
8 8 (11.76%) Brocade
8 8 (11.76%) Foundry
8 8 (11.76%) ZyXEL
9 4 (5.88%) BT
10 2 (2.94%) Apple
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle
11 1 (1.47%) F5
11 1 (1.47%) Meraki
11 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.47%) Riverbed